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Former BCA president, labour activist Gordie Larkin dies of COVID

Former BCA president, labour activist Gordie Larkin dies of COVID

Larkin, a former Canadian Labour Congress activist and Burnaby Citizens Association president, died last night after a 2-month battle against COVID-19
Focus of vaccinations will remain on seniors, care workers for ‘next week or two’

Focus of vaccinations will remain on seniors, care workers for ‘next week or two’

More than 40,000 British Columbians vaccinated so far
Family demands better oversight of B.C. care homes after outbreak kills 41 residents

Family demands better oversight of B.C. care homes after outbreak kills 41 residents

VANCOUVER — The last time Bernadette Cheung saw her grandmother, she looked smaller somehow. It was August and the isolation of the pandemic had taken a toll, but the elderly woman with dementia still smiled warmly through her care home window.
Energy minister calls independent Site C dam report 'helpful,' will consult cabinet

Energy minister calls independent Site C dam report 'helpful,' will consult cabinet

VICTORIA — British Columbia's energy minister says he has received a report on the status of the Site C dam project and will soon present its findings to cabinet.

Head of B.C. university public health school apologizes for holiday travel

VANCOUVER — The head of the University of British Columbia's school of population and public health is apologizing for travelling during the school's winter break. Dr.

Plane that went into B.C.'s Fraser River hit power lines before crash: TSB

RICHMOND, B.C. — A Transportation Safety Board report says a small plane that vanished in British Columbia's Fraser River last June hit a power line before sinking into the river.
Man with gang ties is victim of targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C., say police

Man with gang ties is victim of targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C., say police

SURREY, B.C. — Investigators are appealing for witnesses, dashcam video or other surveillance tape as they investigate the first homicide of the year in Surrey, B.C.
B.C. aims to reduce backlog of surgeries within 22 months

B.C. aims to reduce backlog of surgeries within 22 months

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says 90 per cent of patients who had their surgery postponed during the first wave of the pandemic have now had their procedures.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit all-time high as vaccinations ramp up

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. hit all-time high as vaccinations ramp up

Another 5,456 British Columbians have been vaccinated for the virus in the past day
B.C. reports 625 new COVID-19 cases, eight additional deaths

B.C. reports 625 new COVID-19 cases, eight additional deaths

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister and provincial health officer urged people to look after their mental health and well-being as the province reported 625 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.